aerial arts in east austin

507 Calles St #117
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 800-4998
info@skycandyaustin.com

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Workshops

  • Beats & Momentum: Advanced Trapeze with Xochitl Sosa

    Register for Beats & Momentum: Advanced Trapeze with Xochitl Sosa

    Student level: Current Level 3 and above Trapeze students.
    Location:
    reVAMPed Studio on Cesar Chavez
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Friday March 27th noon-2pm

    This advanced trapeze workshop will concentrate on how to generate momentum through fundamental beats, including fly beats, pike beats, and knee beats. From there we’ll dive into the possibilities generated by momentum, including how to link tricks together and explore the options in your weightless moments. This workshop will improve your body awareness on the trapeze and teach you how to get the most from your movement.

  • Beginner Tumbling with Leila Noone

    Register for Beginner Tumbling with Leila Noone

    Prerequisites:

    • Must have a general level of strength and flexibility
    • Must be able to hold a basic handstand against the wall
    • Must be able to backbend from the ground

    Price: $100 for 2 two-hour classes
    Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday March 7th and 8th 10am-noon

    This beginner tumbling workshop will focus on the fundamentals of tumbling. We will begin with a warmup focusing on stretching alignment, some basic conditioning, and body shaping exercises before moving on to single skills and combinations of skills. Basic floor tumbling skills will include forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, back walkovers, and front walkovers.

  • Hand to Hand Training Session with Dan Stern

    Register for Hand to Hand Training Session with Dan Stern

    Student level: Prior experience in partner acrobatics, handbalancing, acro
    Location:
    reVAMPed Studio on Cesar Chavez
    Price: $50 for 3 hours
    Date and Time: Saturday April 4th noon-3pm

    Lying somewhere between a full workshop, an open practice and a private lesson, this acro session is designed to allow for supervised training between established partnerships. With plenty of mats and the opportunity to be spotted by hand or in a belt, students can feel safe to challenge their abilities under the attention of an advanced coach. Whether you’re working on advanced throws or fundamental positions, you’re sure to leave this session with new tricks, techniques and drills to take your acro to the next level.

  • Intermediate Tumbling with Leila Noone

    Register for Intermediate Tumbling with Leila Noone
    Prerequisites: 
    • Must have a good grasp of beginner tumbling skills (forward rolls, backward rolls, handstands, cartwheels, back walkovers, and front walkovers)

    Price: $100 for 2 two-hour classes
    Date and Time: Saturday and Sunday March 7th and 8th 3-5pm

    This intermediate tumbling workshop will build upon basic tumbling skills. We will begin with a warmup focusing on stretching alignment, some basic conditioning, and body shaping exercises before moving on to single skills and combinations of skills. Intermediate tumbling skills will include dive rolls, back extension rolls, front handsprings, back handsprings, dive cartwheels, and roundoffs.

  • S-Lock Love (Silks/Corde Lisse) with Jenn Johnson

    Register for S-Lock Love (Silks/Corde Lisse) with Jenn Johnson

    Student level: Fundamental understanding of how the S-Lock works, solid ‘Bell Beats’ (other beats and flairs should be familiar, including Straddle Beats) and the ability to do straight leg straddle ups.
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Monday March 30th 5-7pm

    There’s a different way to set up your S-Lock for every day of the month! In this 2 hour workshop we’ll drill the technique for fundamental progressions, explore unexpected transitions and discover totally obscure set ups!

  • Straps for Aerialists with Dan Stern

    Register for Straps for Aerialists with Dan Stern

    Student level: Current Level 1 or above student in any apparatus (ideally fabric, rope or trapeze)
    Location: reVAMPed Studio on Cesar Chavez
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Monday April 6th 5-7pm

    Working on the aerial straps requires the body to support itself, and as such, is a great cross-training tool for all aerialists. Fundamental positions on straps teach excellent body awareness and can help stretch, strengthen and stabilize the shoulders, arms and core. Beyond being a wonderful apparatus for performance in its own right, training on straps can build strong, healthy bodies for any work in the air.

  • There's a Drill for That! with Shannon McKenna

    Register for There's a Drill for That! with Shannon McKenna

    Student level: All levels welcome.
    Location: reVAMPed Studio on Cesar Chavez
    Price: $40 for two hours
    Date and Time: Saturday April 4th 10am-noon

    Having trouble inverting in the air? There’s a drill for that! Can’t quite balance your back balance? There’s a drill for that! Want to let go of a rope, do a full twist in the air, and grab it again. There’s like, a million drills for that! This workshop is an all-level conditioning jam in which we will look at common blocks in strength and flexibility that keep students from reaching the next level of aerial glory. There will be time for students to troubleshoot specific skills and receive more personal training regimens specific to their needs.

    NOTE: To get the most out of this workshop, please email Shannon at shannon@circusshannon.com with at least 3 skills you are working on and for which you would like conditioning exercises.

  • Understanding Beats with Xochitl Sosa

    Register for Understanding Beats with Xochitl Sosa

    Student level: All level aerial students welcome, some experience with beats on any apparatus is recommended
    Location:
    reVAMPed Studio on Cesar Chavez
    Price: $60 for 2 hours
    Date and Time: Saturday March 28th noon-2pm

    Understanding Beats is a workshop on momentum and how it is used in aerials. This all-levels, interactive workshop and presentation will delve into the world of beats on multiple apparatus. Xochitl will break down how your body generates momentum and how that can be used to assist your aerial movement.t.